1976 Denver Broncos season

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1976 Denver Broncos season
Head coach John Ralston
General manager John Ralston
Home field Mile High Stadium
Results
Record 9–5
Division place 2nd AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1975 1977 >

The 1976 Denver Broncos season was the team's 17th year in professional football and its seventh with the National Football League (NFL). The team finished the season with a winning record for the third time in the last four seasons. It was John Ralston's final season as the team's head coach.

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1976 Denver Broncos staff
Front office

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – John Ralston

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Backfield – Max Coley
  • Quarterbacks – Charley Johnson
  • Wide Receivers – Kay Dalton
  • Offensive Line – Doc Urich
  • Assistant Offensive Line – Mike Giddings
Defensive coaches



Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 12 at Cincinnati Bengals L 7–17 Riverfront Stadium 0–1
53,464
2 September 19 New York Jets W 46–3 Mile High Stadium 1–1
62,669
3 September 26 Cleveland Browns W 44–13 Mile High Stadium 2–1
62,975
4 October 3 San Diego Chargers W 26–0 Mile High Stadium 3–1
63,369
5 October 10 at Houston Oilers L 3–17 Astrodome 3–2
45,298
6 October 17 Oakland Raiders L 17–10 Mile High Stadium 3–3
63,431
7 October 24 at Kansas City Chiefs W 35–26 Arrowhead Stadium 4–3
57,961
8 October 31 at Oakland Raiders L 6–19 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 4–4
52,169
9 November 7 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 48–13 Mile High Stadium 5–4
62,703
10 November 14 at San Diego Chargers W 17–0 San Diego Stadium 6–4
32,017
11 November 21 New York Giants W 14–13 Mile High Stadium 7–4
63,151
12 November 28 at New England Patriots L 14–38 Schaefer Stadium 7–5
61,128
13 December 5 Kansas City Chiefs W 17–16 Mile High Stadium 8–5
58,170
14 December 12 at Chicago Bears W 28–14 Soldier Field 9–5
44,459

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
Oakland Raiders(1) 13 1 0 .929 7–0 10–1 350 237 W10
Denver Broncos 9 5 0 .643 5–2 7–5 315 206 W2
San Diego Chargers 6 8 0 .429 2–5 4–8 248 285 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 5 9 0 .357 2–5 4–8 290 376 W1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 14 0 .000 0–4 0–13 125 412 L14

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